May 15, 2021

Maori News & Indigenous Views


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Update #3 May 14, 2014

Update: Show your support for CEO Dr. Kamanaopono Crabbe at the two upcoming Maui meetings this week: #1 Community Meeting Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Waiola Church Hall 535 Wainee St., Lahaina #2 OHA Board of Trustees Meeting Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9 a.m. Cameron Center Auditorium 95 Mahalani Street, Wailuku

Update #2 May 13, 2014

Update: We thank all of you for your continue support towards justice for Hawaiians. Recently, OHA Trustee Hulu Lindsey has also come on board in strong support of CEO Dr. Kamanaopono Crabbe. Our movement is gaining momentum with over 700 signatures in the second two days and names that came from not only Hawai’i, but 21 different countries! Please continue to spread the word and follow us on facebook at #hemanaopono.

Update #1 May 12, 2014

Update: This petition has gained over 1000 signatures in two days. In recent news OHA Trustee Dan Ahuna has taken a strong stance to support CEO Dr. Kamanaopono’s letter (

Please spread the petition link to your networks so that the leadership understands that these are critical questions we want answered.

About this Petition

As people that value justice, righteous struggle, and facilitative leadership, we stand in strong support of the courageous actions of Ka Pouhana, CEO of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Kamanaopono Crabbe in his letter to the United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry released on May 9th, 2014.

The questions posed represent the perspectives of the broader Hawaiian and Hawaii community and their search for justice regarding the United States supported illegal overthrow of the constitutional Hawaiian Kingdom on Jan 17th, 1893.

We believe that the four fundamental questions posed in the letter requires a response and should be looked at critically before proceeding with any further nation building processes.

The following people, ohanas and organization stand behind the Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEOs request for legal guidance to further shed light on the truths of Hawaiis complex political history.

Dr. Kamana Beamer

Dr. Kekuewa Kikiloi

Donovan Preza

Dr. Noelani Goodyear Kaopua

Andre Perez

Dr. Keanu Sai

Dr. Jon Osorio



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